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Best universities in the Asia-Pacific region 2017

THE’s Asia-Pacific University Ranking 2017 analysed universities across 38 nations in East Asia, Southeast Asia and Oceania. The overall ranking features just over 200 universities from 13 different nations. The ranking uses the same performance indicators as the THE World University Rankings 2016-17, however the weightings were adjusted to reflect...
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Rise in poorer students dropping out of university

Rising numbers of students from more disadvantaged homes are dropping out of universities in England before completing their studies, figures show. The proportion of youngsters from disadvantaged families who do not continue after their first year has reached the highest level for five years, says the Office for...
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Oxford University dons lose new vote over retirement age

Academics at Oxford University have failed in a new bid to challenge rules forcing them to retire at 67. The university’s congregation – which is made up of academics and administrative staff – voted down a call to axe the retirement age. Paul Ewart, a 69-year-old professor of...
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